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Old 07-14-2010, 01:49 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

Well apparently it was never actually stopped completely, it just looked like it. But yeah, go figure.
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:03 PM
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100714/...gulf_oil_spill

What the heck, they finally get it capped the the government wants them to hold back!
You don't get it? Okay, here it is:

Nationwide negative reaction is filling the mainstream media over the latest gaffe from the White House (Health Care "reform" a.k.a. Government-sponsorship of Health Insurance Provider Organizations)...

suddenly, a HUGE CRISIS HAPPENS, OMG!!! THIS IS TERRIBLE, HELP HELP HELP, THIS IS DESTROYING EVERYTHING IT'S TERRIBLE

...and the American public almost completely forgets about the issues that were headlining the press before the crisis.

now, if the crisis is suddenly resolved, the public attention will then turn back to other things, such as what is going on in the White Hou...

OH, WAIT!!! OMG! THIS CAN'T BE OVER YET, IT'S STILL A REALLY, REALLY BIG CRISIS!! IT'S TERRIBLE, AND COULD MEAN THE COLLAPSE OF THE ENTIRE PLANET!!! OMG!!!!!!!!1!!!!11!!!!!eleven HELP HELP, THIS IS HORRIBLE!! OH, THE HUMANITY....

In summary: OF COURSE the Government is instituting delaying tactics on getting this situation under control -- they haven't yet completed all of their "background" tasks while our attention was diverted with this crisis.
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:42 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

one of the hosts on the morning radio show i listen to did a commentary on it today and he was right on, heres the link to it...

http://www.freebeerandhotwings.com/p...lzdFNpemU9Mg==
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:08 PM
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with all the resources they have its just stupid it took this long!!
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:34 PM
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with all the resources they have its just stupid it took this long!!
it is the oil field. Where it is all about hurry up and wait and if someone says it will be done in 1 day, it actually means about 3 days.
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Old 07-14-2010, 04:17 PM
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hurry up and wait
I never heard that before until they hired a guy a few years ago. He worked on a oil rig in the gulf and he said if they ever had a motto that would be it.
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:32 AM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

The majority of the flow is stopped now. That huge opening on the top of the NEW blow out preventer type thing is closed, There is just one small vent on the side still open. I have no idea how many gallons are still coming out but it has to be fractions of what was coming out before.
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:46 AM
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I've been sitting here watching these live feeds for the last 2 hours waiting for them to do this so i could see it happen live. Never in a million years did I think they'd actually make it work, give the three months of failure leading up to this now. I'm amazed.
what i was shocked about is when i heard a guy at work say it took obama two months to do something about this problem.....
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Old 07-15-2010, 08:36 AM
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This has been a huge screw up since day one. It should have been a priority with people working night and day to fix this. I dont really think BP threw the resources needed to fix this that they should have. Not sure what Obama thought he would do except throw words at them. From day one BP should have been fined a million dollors a day until the leak was stopped. I bet it would have taken less than a week then!
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Old 07-15-2010, 03:05 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

There is just as much blundering buocracy in the way of doing more and doing it faster. Both BP and the federal government have F'd up every aspect of this to the point of brain damage. There are things that BP could do that government was inhibiting. And there are things that the government wants that BP is inhibiting or incapable of.
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:27 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

well the leak has officially stopped, but thats only because theyre doing the pressure testing on the cap
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:50 PM
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I wish you guys could come down here and see just how destroyed our coastline and our ocean is.
I live in Hammond, LA... which is about 45mins from Grand Isle & New Orleans.
Things are so terrible down here right now.
BP deserves all the horrible reprecussions this shit has brought


Why the fuck this has gone on for so long makes no sense at all?
Does BP or the government not care about an entire ecosystem thats been destroyed for decades to come?

Fuck all of them.
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Old 07-15-2010, 08:29 PM
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Why the fuck this has gone on for so long makes no sense at all? Does BP or the government not care about an entire ecosystem thats been destroyed for decades to come?
Pretty much. BP will still turn a profit this year. And this incident is distracting people all the other government screw ups going on elsewhere in the country. So they all win.
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